The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 321 338 272
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -66
Contract jobs citing STL 82 57 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.82% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 99
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 12 £625 -9.09% 8
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 87 (61.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 82 (58.16%) Oracle
4 80 (56.74%) Multithreading
5 78 (55.32%) SQL
6 73 (51.77%) UNIX
7 71 (50.35%) Linux
8 52 (36.88%) Banking
9 46 (32.62%) Investment Banking
10 45 (31.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 43 (30.50%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (24.82%) Front Office
13 31 (21.99%) Low Latency
13 31 (21.99%) Oracle Database
14 30 (21.28%) Fixed Income
14 30 (21.28%) Windows
14 30 (21.28%) Perl
15 28 (19.86%) C#
15 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (18.44%) OO
16 26 (18.44%) Unit Testing
17 22 (15.60%) OLTP
18 21 (14.89%) MySQL
18 21 (14.89%) Subversion
19 20 (14.18%) Finance
19 20 (14.18%) Middleware
19 20 (14.18%) XML
20 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
21 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
21 18 (12.77%) Solaris

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.84%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) Oracle Database
2 22 (15.60%) OLTP
3 21 (14.89%) MySQL
4 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.67%) KDB
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Subversion
2 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.22%) NUnit
4 6 (4.26%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) VTune
5 1 (0.71%) Valgrind
General
1 52 (36.88%) Banking
2 46 (32.62%) Investment Banking
3 35 (24.82%) Front Office
4 20 (14.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 132 (93.62%) Developer
2 131 (92.91%) C++ Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Senior C++ Developer
4 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.22%) C++/C# Developer
5 8 (5.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Development Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (3.55%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.13%) UNIX Developer
10 2 (1.42%) Linux Developer
10 2 (1.42%) C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (0.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (0.71%) Consultant
11 1 (0.71%) Senior Quantitative Developer
11 1 (0.71%) C Developer
11 1 (0.71%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (61.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (14.18%) Middleware
2 20 (14.18%) XML
3 7 (4.96%) Swing
4 6 (4.26%) .NET
4 6 (4.26%) MFC
4 6 (4.26%) Rendezvous
5 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.84%) FpML
6 2 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.42%) WPF
6 2 (1.42%) WinForms
7 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (30.50%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (21.28%) Fixed Income
4 12 (8.51%) Derivative
5 11 (7.80%) Equities
6 9 (6.38%) Grid Computing
6 9 (6.38%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.42%) Physics
10 2 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (51.77%) UNIX
2 71 (50.35%) Linux
3 30 (21.28%) Windows
4 18 (12.77%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) Multithreading
2 31 (21.99%) Low Latency
3 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.44%) OO
4 26 (18.44%) Unit Testing
5 18 (12.77%) Database Tuning
6 14 (9.93%) TDD
7 12 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (8.51%) Scrum
8 11 (7.80%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (5.67%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (5.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.67%) OOD
11 7 (4.96%) Validation
11 7 (4.96%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (4.26%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (4.26%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.26%) Operations Research
12 6 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (55.32%) SQL
3 30 (21.28%) Perl
4 28 (19.86%) C#
5 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.77%) Java
7 17 (12.06%) Python
8 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.13%) C
9 3 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (2.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (58.16%) Oracle
2 8 (5.67%) Sybase
2 8 (5.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (2.84%) IBM
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.42%) Solace
5 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Tradeweb
5 1 (0.71%) Rogue Wave
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